Rachel Shukert

Rachel Shukert, a Tablet Magazine columnist on pop culture, is the author of the memoirs Have You No Shame? and Everything Is Going To Be Great. Starstruck, the first in a series of three novels, is new from Random House. Her Twitter feed is @rachelshukert.

The Deeper Lessons of the Miss Universe Contest

Beyond the selfie drama, this year’s pageant was a deliciously absurd spectacle

The Woman Who Transformed Children’s TV

Peggy Charren, champion of smarter programming for kids, died at 86

Israeli Barber Crafts Camouflage ‘Hair’ Yarmulke

Designed to protect observant Jewish men from anti-Semitic incidents

Tina Fey’s Modern-Day Yentl Story

Her new series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, premieres on Netflix in March

Golden Globes Glimmer Despite General Gloom

Awards went to people who deserved them, like Transparent’s Jill Soloway

Kim and Kourtney House-Hunting in Tel Aviv?

Why the Kardashian sisters in Israel might not be the worst idea

Mazel Tov, Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden!

The couple proves you don’t have to be Jewish to have a Jewish wedding

Bess Myerson, Symbol in a Swimsuit

With conventional beauty-queen paths closed to her, she paved her own way

2014: The Year in Review (In Song)

It’s been a grim one, but the past year has had some bright spots

To Tree or Not To Tree: A December Dilemma

I get it, we’re Jewish; but would having a festooned fir really kill us?

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